Administration

rosa-sr-mariaSister Maria Rosa, pm
Position: Principal
Years at PMA: 11
Catholic Education to me is the privileged opportunity to partner with parents in shaping the hearts and minds of children to reflect the mind and heart of Jesus Christ.
Fun Fact: I was in the second grade when I was sent to the Principal’s office for chewing gum during gym class. I received office detention.

 

 

 

 

gaudreau-kathrynKathryn M. Gaudreau
Position: Assistant Principal
Years at PMA: 3
Catholic Education to me is remembering that morals, are just as an important part of education as the subject matter.
Fun Fact: I have snorkeled the Great Barrier Reef and contributed to an archaeological dig in Rome.

 

 

 

 

 

nolet-juneJune Nolet
Position: Admissions Director
Years at PMA: 30
Catholic Education to me is a joining of hands between the students, their families and the school all striving to build the whole child.
Fun Fact: My favorite place is the ocean and I spend lots of time with my seven grandchildren at the beach in Wells, Maine.

 

 

 

 

desruisseaux-donnaDonna DesRuisseaux
Position: Business Manager
Years at PMA: 11
Catholic Education to me is important for reinforcing our home life.
Fun Fact: I love watching my children play sports!

 

 

 

 

 

 

angiuoni-melissaMelissa Angiuoni
Position: Guidance Counselor
Years at PMA: 5
Catholic Education to me is the opportunity to grow in faith and appreciation for God’s love while learning academic subjects.
Fun Fact: I absolutely love yard sales!

 

 

 

 

 

mcmanus-maryMary McManus
Position: Extended Day Program Director
Years at PMA: 14
Catholic Education to me is the formation of genuine disciples of Jesus.
Fun Fact: I have made and slept in a snow cave overnight in the Highlands of Scotland, worked in Switzerland and taken students on field trips to Normandy, Lyon and Paris in France and the Rhine Valley in Germany.

 

 

 

 

 

Gaudreau, Mr.Steve Gaudreau
Position: Athletic Director
Years at PMA: 3
Catholic Education to me is a chance to make a difference, and promote the core values that our faith is built upon.
Fun Fact:  I have been Whitewater Rafting on the Eagle River in Colorado, and enjoy exploring the wilderness with my family.

 

 

 

 

 

flint-kimberlyKim Flint
Position: Administrative Assistant
Years at PMA: 5
Catholic Education to me is the best investment for the future of our children.
Fun Fact: In high school, I rear-ended the school librarian…not a good morning. 

 

 

 

 

 

brunelle-claudetteSister Claudette Brunelle
Position: Administrative Assistant
Years at PMA: 18
Catholic Education to me is my way of helping fulfill the mission of Christ and the Church in spirit of Blessed Anne Marie Rivier.
Fun Fact: I was a lucky fan at the famous Patriot-Raider Snow Bowl game. Also, I was a student at PMA when it was a boarding school.

 

 

 

 

dumont-tracieTracie Dumont
Position: Marketing and Development Director
Years at PMA: 4
Catholic Education to me is the blueprint for developing strong character.
Fun Fact: My family loves to take surprise road trips. Sometimes I think I’m going out for coffee and I end up at a water park!

 

 

 

 

 

 

PreK and Kindergarten

 

heitmiller-debraDebra Heitmiller
Position: PreK- Three year olds
Years at PMA: 8
Catholic Education to me is teaching the basic foundation skills in a kind, loving and compassionate way.
Fun Fact: I like to turn recyclables into art.

 

 

 

 

 

demers-donnaDonna Demers
Position: PreK-Four year olds
Years at PMA: 10
Catholic Education to me is a loving and nurturing program based on the teachings of the Catholic Church which allows your child to grow academically, spiritually, and emotionally.
Fun Fact: I have almost 100 frogs in my classroom. I love frogs! In the winter, I wear crazy hats and silly socks!

 

 

 

 

 

pilon-theresaTeri Pilon
Position: Kindergarten
Years at PMA: 10
Catholic Education to me is learning and growing with Jesus through every day lessons of kindness and love.
Fun Fact: I love to enjoy nature at its best whether it be hiking in the mountains, reading a good book at the ocean, zip lining through the forest, or spending quality time with my humming birds and finches.

 

 

 

 

 

sirois-cynthiaCynthia Sirois
Position: Kindergarten
Years at PMA: 8
Catholic Education to me is the opportunity to integrate God into all the joys of learning.
Fun Fact: I love animals, especially my cat, Pepper. When I was growing up, I had dogs, cats, ducks, geese, chickens, rabbits and fish.

 

 

 

 

 

guarino-carolCarol Guarino
Position: Kindergarten
Years at PMA: 16
Catholic Education to me is a faith filled community where values are still being passed on for the future.
Fun Fact: I have been teaching my three year old parakeet over 50 words. He is a smartie!

 

 

 

 

 

Elementary, Grades 1-5

 

lamontagne-julieJulie Lamontagne
Position: First Grade
Years at PMA: 18
Catholic Education to me is the foundation for my life.
Fun Fact: I grew up on a farm in Canada and I love to bake!

 

 

 

 

 

polombo-kim-ellenKim Polombo
Position: First Grade
Years at PMA: 23
Catholic Education to me is all-encompassing.
Fun Fact: I was a second degree black belt.

 

 

 

 

 

savoie-julieJulie Savoie
Position: Second Grade
Years at PMA: 10
Catholic Education to me is learning the truths of our faith to become faithful, holy witnesses for Christ in this world.
Fun Fact: I once traveled with my family across the country in a camper.

 

 

 

 

 

depenasse-wendyWendy de Penasse
Position: Second Grade
Years at PMA: 3
Catholic Education to me is not only teaching academics to my students but being allowed to take part in their moral development as well.
Fun Fact: I have classroom pets: four hermit crabs at the moment. Students take an active role in caring for them.

 

 

 

 

 

ribeck-amy

Amy Ribeck
Position: Third Grade
Years at PMA: 8
Catholic Education to me is teaching in a kind, caring and compassionate way for all learners.
Fun Fact: I love the beach! If you are ever at Hampton State Park between June and August, it is a sure bet you will see me. I may even be hunting for crabs.

 

 

 

 

 

craven-jeanneJeanne Craven
Position: Third Grade
Years at PMA: 15
Catholic Education to me is our way as Catholics to spread the word of God and Good News to others.
Fun Fact: I love to travel! I have been to Egypt and rode a camel across the desert to the Great Pyramids of Giza.

 

 

 

 

 

bauer-valerieValerie Bauer
Position: Third Grade
Years at PMA: 2
Catholic Education to me is enriching the lives of students with faith in God along with strong academics. 
Fun Fact: I was a pitcher on the Merrimack College softball team.

 

 

 

 

 

de-costa-juneJune DeCosta
Position: Fourth Grade
Years at PMA: 28
Catholic Education to me is a strong focus on academics in a loving, faith centered environment.
Fun Fact: I love to golf.

 

 

 

 

 

deren-sandraSandra Deren
Position: Fourth Grade
Years at PMA: 7
Catholic Education to me is a spirited community embedded in rich traditions.
Fun Fact: I love to cook and to try new recipes, especially ones that are on the Food Network Channel.

 

 

 

 

 

desaulniers-kevinKevin Desaulniers
Position: Fifth Grade
Years at PMA: 18
Catholic Education to me is inspiring the hearts and minds of children to go out into the world and seek out ways to make a difference to others.
Fun Fact: The reason that I’m a Yankees fan living in New Hampshire: Bill Buckner, 1986 World Series, Game 6. I couldn’t take it anymore!

 

 

 

 

toohey-lisaLisa Toohey
Position: Fifth Grade
Years at PMA: 3
Catholic Education to me is a privilege that helps develop a strong mind, body and soul.
Fun Fact: My family LOVES baseball! Once, at a baseball game, I won a chance to run onto the field and collect dollar bills dropped from a helicopter.

 

 

 

 

 

king-jenniferJennifer King
Position: Fifth Grade
Years at PMA: 1
Catholic Education to me promotes the development of confident, compassionate, faith-filled learners.
Fun Fact: I LOVE horses!  Before becoming a schoolteacher, I taught horseback riding to children, adults, and students with special needs.

 

 

 

 

 

Junior High, Grades 6-8

 

carver-janeJane Carver
Position: Social Studies, Grades 6-8
Years at PMA: 15
Catholic Education to me was a very important gift my parents gave to me. It has blessed and enriched my life in many ways. I hope to pass the love of Christ and education on to my students.
Fun Fact: I am originally from the Middle colonies, moved up to the New England colonies when I got married and love to visit the Southern colonies and the rest of this beautiful country.

 

 

 

 

godbout-anaAna Godbout
Position: Spanish, Grades 6-8
Years at PMA: 7
Catholic Education to me is the greatest nourishment for the mind and the soul.
Fun Fact: I enjoy arts and crafts, gardening, and dancing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

cummings-kayleeKaylee Cummings
Position: Science, Grade 6/Religion and Literature, Grade 7
Years at PMA: 1
Catholic Education to me is:
Fun Fact:

 

 

 

 

 

 

leclerc-sr-cecileSister Cecile Leclerc, pm
Position: Science, Grades 7-8/Religion, Grade 8
Years at PMA: 20
Catholic Education to me is an incredibly, awesome investment in the future of our children.
Fun Fact: When not in the Science lab, you’ll find me in the garden, on my bike or in the pool.

 

 

 

 

 

mcmanus-maryMary McManus
Position: Religion, Grade 8
Years at PMA: 14
Catholic Education to me is formation of genuine disciples of Jesus.
Fun Fact: I have made and slept in a snow cave overnight in the Highlands of Scotland. I also worked in Switzerland and taken students on field trips to Normandy, Lyon and Paris in France and the Rhine Valley in Germany.

 

 

 

 

meehan-christinaChristina Meehan
Position: English, Grade 7,  English and Literature, Grades 8
Years at PMA: 3
Catholic Education to me is the development of the student not just academically, but emotionally and spiritually. It gives the students all the tools they need to be successful and hard-working adults.
Fun Fact: I love long distance running!

 

 

 

 

 

shaw-adamAdam Shaw
Position: Math and Algebra, Grades 6-8
Years at PMA: 5
Catholic Education to me is a way to not only educate the mind, but to educate the body and soul, using Jesus’ teachings in the gospel as the foundation for this education.
Fun Fact: I am a musician and have music on iTunes!

 

 

 

 

 

zavalick-magdalenaMissy Zavalick
Position: English/Literature/Religion, Grade 6
Years at PMA: 14
Catholic Education to me allows God to permeate our daily lives.
Fun Fact: I love to sing, can’t, but I do anyways!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specialists

angiuoni-melissaMelissa Angiuoni
Position: Physical Education
Years at PMA: 5
Catholic Education to me is the opportunity to grow in faith and appreciation for God’s love while learning academic subjects.
Fun Fact: I absolutely love yard sales!

 

 

 

 

 

babcock-deniseDenise Babcock
Position: Librarian
Years at PMA: 11
Catholic Education to me is cherishing each student and helping them discover their God-given gifts and talents.
Fun Fact: Riding an elephant in a rain forest in Thailand was not the easiest form of transportation. I gently held on by her ears and hoped I wouldn’t catapult right over her head. It was a very long way down!

 

 

 

 

 

gonzalez-mariaMaria Leticia Gonzalez Lozada
Position: Music
Years at PMA: 2
Catholic Education to me is the way kids can learn to trust all persons as brothers and sisters created by God and redeemed by Christ.
Fun Fact: I have traveled around the world singing with choirs!!!

 

 

 

 

 

metropolis-joanJoan Metropolis
Position: Computer Technology
Years at PMA: 16
Catholic Education to me is a place where God is always in the conversation.
Fun Fact: I was the Captain of the Cheerleaders in high school.

 

 

 

 

 

porembski-alexaAlexa Porembski
Position: Art
Years at PMA: 3
Catholic Education to me is the art of combining respect and discipline to the students.
Fun Fact: I love adventures! I have hiked Mount Washington and scuba dived with a shiver of Hammerhead sharks.

 

 

 

 

 

wherry-heleneJ. Helene Wherry
Position: Spanish, Pre-K through Grade 5
Years at PMA: 3
Catholic Education to me is about being free to be who God called us to be. We can live out our faith, share our faith and recognize that it is all because of Him.
Fun Fact: I love to learn! I learned how to build a chicken coop to house my 12 hens, am learning to fly small airplanes and just completed a swimming class.

 

 

 

 

Support Staff

 

urbach-aileenAileen Urbach
Position: PreK-Four year olds Aide
Years at PMA: 7
Catholic Education to me is about learning strong values.
Fun Fact: I jumped out of an airplane for my 35th birthday.

 

 

 

 

 

handy-sandraSandra Handy
Position: Kindergarten Aide
Years at PMA: 9
Catholic Education to me is one of the greatest gifts we can give to our children.
Fun Fact: When I was young, I lived in Alaska! There was snow on the ground even in the summer.

 

 

 

 

 

holt-barbaraBarbara Holt
Position: PreK-3 year olds Aide
Years at PMA: 4
Catholic Education to me is a gift beyond price.
Fun Fact: I am the mother of two sets of twins!

 

 

 

 

 

sun-christinaChristina Sun
Position: Kindergarten Aide
Years at PMA: 3
Catholic Education to me is the heart of a good soul.
Fun Fact: I am a big fan of Japanese animation!

 

 

 

 

 

fraser-melissaMelissa Fraser
Position: Kindergarten Aide
Years at PMA: 2
Catholic Education to me is creating a supportive community for students where they learn Christian values alongside the academic skills needed to become the next successful members of society, using their faith and intelligence to make the world a better place.
Fun Fact: When I was 7 or 8, I was in a TV commercial with local celebrity channel 5 meteorologist, Dick Albert, after reading lots of book to raise money for MS.  

 

 

 

 

perreault-sr-fernandeSister Fern Perrault
Position: Religious Enrichment
Years at PMA: 12
Catholic Education to me is a fulfilling and rewarding experience. To make Jesus Christ and Mary known and loved has always been a priority in my teaching career.
Fun Fact: While teaching Kindergarten, one student asked me if I was old. I replied, “Yes, how old do you think I am?” He sized me up and took a guess at 115. I told him he was close. Blessed Mother Rivier would be excited to think I am still in classroom at 115!

 

 

 

 

 

 

lavoie-claudetteSister Claudette Lavoie
Position: Tutorial Services
Years at PMA: 4
Catholic Education to me is spreading the good news of Jesus Christ.
Fun Fact: I like Spiderman as well as hiking and reading.

 

 

 

 

 

garneau-sr-ritaSister Rita Garneau
Position: Tutorial Services for first grade
Years at PMA: 1
Catholic Education to me is the richest education someone can receive. Fun Fact: I like to make puzzles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robitaille, Sr.

Sister Gertrude Robitaille
Position: Business Office
Years at PMA: 4
Catholic Education to me is learning to discover, know, experience and enjoy god’s love in every aspect of daily living and radiate the assurance of that love to others.
Fun Fact: I enjoy long walks on the beach collecting sand dollars, seashells, and driftwood.

 

 

 

 

 

pinette-lorraineSister Lorraine Pinette
Position: Piano
Years at PMA: 37
Catholic Education to me is the outstanding basic education for all children as it tries to form hearts, minds, and souls in the spirit of Christ Jesus.
Fun Fact: I have a Bachelors degree in Music and have enjoyed playing the organ for masses and weddings.

 

 

 

 

 

Buckley, Mr.Robert Buckley
Position: Custodian/Media Technician
Years at PMA: 5
Catholic Education to me is the beginning of a student’s education in the morals and values of good men and women.
Fun Fact: I like to read because it opens a world that only the mind’s eye can create.

 

 

 

 

 

mcphee-rose

Rose McPhee
Position: Before School & Cafeteria
Years at PMA: 4
Catholic Education to me is a great foundation of moral and academic strength that will support a lifetime of future challenges from both within and outside of ourselves as individuals.
Fun Fact: I enjoy days at the beach playing paddle ball and bean bag toss with my family.